03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Food Supplier Fined After Dead Rats, Maggots Found In Warehouse

An "extensive" rat infestation was found at a firm supplying food to care homes and schools across west Wales, Swansea Crown Court has heard.

Rodent faeces, bird droppings, maggots and dead rats were found on or close to food at the Skelfayre warehouse in Pembroke Dock.

A large amount of food was recalled and destroyed after the find in July 2006.

Skelfayre director Edward Lewis, 67, was fined £16,900 but the judge heard the company was now insolvent.

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